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Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972



  • Existence: 1894-06-13 - 1972-12-10

Mark Van Doren (1894-1972), American poet, writer, and critic.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

An anthology of the finest English and American poetry / edited with an introduction by Mark Van Doren. – New York : Blue Ribbon Books, c1928, 1938

 Item — Box: 171, Folder: 1966
Call Number: MSS 86, Series II
Scope and Contents: Annotations in pencil.
Dates: c1928, 1938

Millicent Todd Bingham papers

Call Number: MS 496D
Overview: One-fifth of the papers are devoted to correspondence, books, articles, speeches and research notes relating to her publication of Emily Dickinson's poems in Bolts of Melody (1945) and three subsequent books about Emily Dickinson. Bingham's education as well as her professional life as a teacher of French and as a geographer, particularly of Peru, are thoroughly documented with correspondence, research notes, publications and other papers (1885-1929).
Dates: 1865-1968

Letters and Christmas cards : to Alice Pearl Raphael, 1935-64

 Part of Collection — Box: 17, Folder: GROUP 340, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Three ALS and four printed Christmas cards, including three with brief holograph notes appended.

Accompanied by an ANS from Raphael to her daughters, Alice and Eleanor, with envelope, n.d.; a printed bookplate belonging to Raphael; a clipping of a review of Van Doren's The Careless Clock, 1947; and a quotation from William Cowper, typescript with manuscript annotations in an unidentifed hand, n.d.
Dates: 1935-64

Harry Roskolenko collection

Call Number: YCAL MSS 142
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence and writings of American writer Harry Roskolenko. Correspondents include William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore, Carl Sandburg, Katharine Anne Porter, John Dos Passos, Dwight Macdonald, William Saroyan, Wallace Stevens, Cleanth Brooks, Archibald MacLeish, Lewis Mumford, John Wheelwright, and James Laughlin, among other American poets, editors, critics, and publishers.Writings include a manuscript poem titled "Perfidious Albion," a...
Dates: 1933-1952

Chard Powers Smith papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 324
Overview: The papers contain writings, correspondence, personal papers, photographs, and family papers of twentieth-century American writer Chard Powers Smith. The collection documents his career through drafts of his writings and through correspondence that reveals his personal and professional relationships with fellow writers, publishers, and literary organizations. The papers also contain information about his family, documenting not only his relationships with family members but also the lives of...
Dates: 1759-1978, bulk 1910-1977

"The Ideal", 1957 May 8

 Part of Collection — Box: 17, Folder: GROUP 340, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Typed transcript, mimeograph, for press release, of a talk concerning censorship, delivered "at the National Assembly of Authors and Dramatists, under the auspices of The Authors League of America, at New York City, May 8, 1957."
Dates: 1957 May 8